RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

506 people or 15.6% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Wholesale Trade) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,250100.0100.03,946100.0100.0-696
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years45614.010.758614.911.6-130
25 - 54 years2,14065.870.02,60666.070.5-466
55 - 64 years51315.815.558514.814.6-72
65 years and over1444.43.81634.13.2-19
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers76923.719.289222.620.0-123
Clerical and administrative workers48615.016.856014.217.6-74
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,58179.479.63,03476.978.5-453
Part time63719.619.781420.620.2-177
Bachelor or higher degree2567.915.02195.511.2+37
Advanced diploma or diploma2507.79.22195.57.8+31
Certificate level1,07032.928.51,07027.125.10
No qualifications1,58648.845.12,29058.052.4-704
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002949.08.8--------
$500 -$1,7492,45675.671.5--------
$1,750 or more44813.818.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport170.52.5150.42.7+2
Walked only601.81.51373.51.8-77
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas38011.726.53538.924.6+27
Speaks a language other than English at home2026.211.31483.88.9+54
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016993.04.4--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.